Development Officer

The University of Adelaide
June 23, 2024
Offerd Salary:$95,017
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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HEO7 $95,017 - $ 106,270 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Continuing Full Time position

The Division of External Engagement supports the growth and success of the University through the development of partnerships and delivery of engagement programs that enhance reputation, grow revenue, and create positive, lasting change in the communities where the University engages . The Development Officer will play a critical role in supporting the University's fundraising goals. Reporting to the Director of Development and working under limited direction with a degree of autonomy, the Development Officer is responsible for managing (qualifying, engaging, cultivating and stewarding) a pipeline of individual minor/mid-level donors/prospects. This position will work closely with the Development team to undertake the administration of gifts and scholarship funds.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience in soliciting and stewarding philanthropic gifts.
  • Highly developed and effective interpersonal, communication, written and organisational skills, including high level of attention to detail, discretion and sound judgement.
  • Committed and proven ability to work effectively with a broad array of stakeholders and staff at all levels.
  • Relevant experience in the use of philanthropic CRM to track, manage and report on donor engagement activities.
  • Demonstrated experience working as part of a successful fundraising team, with proven abilities of collaboration to meet KPIs aligning with organisational and personal values.
  • Enjoy an outstanding career environment

    The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

    It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

    Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

    We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

    In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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    Your division's broader role

    The Division of External Engagement is committed to the University's growth ambitions through best practice marketing, the generation of international opportunities, and the forging of deep industry, media and alumni connections.

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    If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

    Click on the ‘Apply Now' button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

    Applications close 11:55pm, Sunday 23 June 2024.

    The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

    For further information

    For a confidential discussion regarding this position; contact:

    Yvonne Martin-Clark

    Director of Develop, Division External Engagement

    P: +61 (8) 8313 6816

    E: [email protected]

    You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

    The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

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